Alex is a youth justice advocate and associate lecturer in psychology at the University of East London. More recently, he has been working with young offenders from Hackney and Islington in his role as a Community Panel Member on their youth offending team. Alex engages with convicted delinquents to help them action their community-based sentences. His objective is to help young offenders repair the harm caused by crime. In his capacity as a psychology associate lecturer, he has conducted research on adolescent risk behaviour and its link to antisocial tendencies. In his spare time, Alex likes to rock climb, read and travel.
Favourite TED Talk:
The mysterious workings of the adolescent brain